Hill, Isabel (F)

b. 21 August 1800. d. January 1842. Nationality: English.
Poet, dramatist, and translator. Pursued writing professionally instead of working as a governess or teacher. Published her first poem in *Pocket Magazine* in 1818 and a verse drama titled *The Poet’s Child* two years later, which was published by her brother Benson Earle Hill. Honorary member of the Dramatic Authors Society. Moved to London in 1827 and remained there until her death. Acquainted with Letitia Elizabeth Landon. Translator of Madame de Stael’s 1807 French novel *Corinne, ou, L’Italie*, which was the novel’s first translation into English and was reprinted through most of the nineteenth century. Biographical information: *ODNB*, *Orlando*. (SP)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
On the Reappearance of the Seventh Pleiad 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15564